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lend/borrow



toandfro_
Poland

lend/borrow
 
Can you please tell me which one is correct?

Can you lend me some money?
Can you borrow me some money?


Is only the first one correct or both of them are ok? Let me know pls :)

19 Dec 2011      



douglas
United States

lend is correct.
 
The person giving the money is the lender, the one getting the money is the borrower.
 
The borrower borrows, the lender lends.
 
Can you lend me some money?
 
or
 
Can I borrow some money (from you)?

19 Dec 2011     



toandfro_
Poland

Oh, thanks a lot for a quick reply!:) Now I īm sure. kisses!

19 Dec 2011